Brendan Burke

Brendan Burke

Director of Business Development

Brendan is Headwaters' Director of Business Development. In that capacity, he oversees the sourcing and execution of transactions amongst Headwaters' banking teams and serves as the liaison to Mergers Alliance, an international consortium of middle market investment banks.
Brendan joined the analyst program at Headwaters in 2004, immediately engaging on transaction teams working across different industries on many types of deals. Being asked to assist on several of the firm's marketing efforts revealed a deep set of creative and innovative skill sets, leading to his elevation to Director of Marketing in 2005.

Over the next five years, he engineered a series of marketing coups and breakthroughs for Headwaters, including multiple awards for brand identity campaigns, industry vertical campaigns, and recruiting campaigns of every stripe and complexity.

In 2012, he was awarded 40 UNDER 40 by the M&A Advisor, an organization that recognizes and connects the world’s leading M&A professionals.

Brendan serves on the Board of SalesChute, a software company specializing in e-commerce. He is a graduate of Pomona College.

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